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Social Media Platforms Delete Russian Posts Promoting Navalny Protests – State Censor
Russia says TikTok has deleted 38% of videos it says are inciting children to attend Saturday's unsanctioned protests.
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Young Russians Flood TikTok With Navalny Protest Cries
Russia's media watchdog has asked TikTok to block the videos which have racked up more than 50 million combined views.
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Russia Says Trump Ban a 'Nuclear Blast in Cyber Space'
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the social media ban "a blow against democratic values proclaimed by the West."
Telegram Downloads Soar as Trump Supporters Deplatformed
Trump supporters flocked to the encrypted messaging app after “posts on Parler had urged users” to move there, The Daily Telegraph reported.
Russia to Launch Own TikTok Developed With Putin's Alleged Daughter
The platform, called "Ya Molodets" ("I am great"), will support the sharing of short vertical videos similar to TikTok.
6-Year-Old Russian Girl Named Among Top-Earning YouTubers for Second Year
Anastasia Radzinskaya, who goes by Nastya to her 190.6 million subscribers, brought in $18.5 million this year.
Moscow to Target Apolitical Youth on TikTok in 2021 Race – Meduza
Kremlin-backed candidates’ slogans will reportedly be converted into hashtags, with popular Russian TikTokers invited to upload videos using these hashtags...
Warning! An Army of Russian Trolls Has Invaded TikTok
The Kremlin is using its tested methods on the viral social media platform, but TikTok users have developed “anti-bodies” to bots and trolls.
Russian Children's Magazines Are Surviving and Thriving
Children's periodicals still have a fan base, especially far from Russia's big cities.
Russia Threatens to Block YouTube for ‘Censoring’ State Media
The move comes after Facebook, Twitter and YouTube began labeling state-affiliated media accounts.
TikTok Admits to Deleting Russian Videos at Government's Request
TikTok denied that the platform restricted LGBT content in Russia.
Facebook Nabs Russia-linked Campaign to Fuel U.S. Chaos
13 Facebook accounts and 2 pages posing as journalists were linked to the Internet Research Agency in Russia.
Twitter, Facebook Take Fresh Steps to Curb Election Manipulation
Twitter said it would add new labels to state-affiliated media accounts including Russian-based Sputnik and RT.
Ukrainian Skateboarder Goes Viral With Kickflip Video, Tony Hawk Shout-Out
Svetlana Yurchenko’s unbridled excitement at landing a kickflip caught the skateboarding legend’s attention.
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In Russia, Coronavirus Patients Fight Infection, Stigma and Harassment
Covid-19 patients report online bullying, threats and intimidation as fear and uncertainty follow the spread of the coronavirus across Russia.
Russia Orders Twitter, Facebook to Delete ‘Fake’ Coronavirus News
Facebook reportedly complied with a request to delete information about the number of coronavirus cases in Russia.
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Facebook, Twitter Remove Russia-Linked Accounts in Ghana Targeting U.S.
Facebook said it found links to individuals associated Russia's Internet Research Agency, a St. Petersburg-based "troll factory."
Russian Jailed for 9 Years for Murdering Popular Instagram Influencer
Yekaterina Karaglanova had gained a following by posting images of herself posing to look like Audrey Hepburn.
Russian Health Officials Use TikTok to Boost HIV Awareness
The project aims “to describe the discrimination and stigma that HIV-positive people face.”
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Russia Threatens Facebook, Twitter With $100K Fines
The social media giants had been ordered to relocate all their servers storing Russians' data into Russia by Jan. 31.
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